Presenting: Judy O'Day (vintage adult pinup digest magazine, 1950s)

Presenting: Judy O'Day (vintage adult pinup digest magazine, 1950s)

SKU: 126109

O'Day, Judy (featured)


Presenting: Judy O'Day (vintage adult pinup digest magazine, 1950s)


New York: Burmel Publishing, 1950s. N6. Vintage adult digest magazine featuring model Judy O'Day, posing seminude & emphasizing natural buxom assets, w/ heels, hose, garters, reading, radiators & couches. O'Day was "twenty-one years old...5'7'' tall...36-24-36." Great centerfold appearance, & a few images of Judy in front of a painting similar in style to Eugene Bilbrew. She had an impeccable smile, natural glow, exuding confidence. Burmel also issued other "Presenting" titles, including Bettie Page, Bubbles Darlene, Zorita, etc. 


Hundreds of similar digest magazines were produced by fly-by-night operations, mainly around New York, it seems. Published as "photography studies" booklets, w/ technical camera data, exposure chart, & the standard emphasis on sexual liberation; early issues featured several models per issue & many maintain airbrushing techniques rolled over from nudist magazines, much of the posing naturally obscures otherwise censored areas. Still scarce institutionally. 


32pp, 5.25 x 8.25 inches, B/W throughout, duochrome wrapper. Very Good, light rubbing, price notation, light stains. 


Jim Linderman, "Proto-Porn: The Art Figure Study Scam of the 1950s," 2012. [Book ID 126109] [Magazines]


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